Monthly Archives: June 2012

Those were the days!

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Big Brother

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.   Basel, 15 June 2012 It is often energising to do something different from what one normally … Continue reading

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Death of Pericles

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Dust

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Grüezi aus Basel, Welthauptstadt der Kunst

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.   Basel, 13 June 2012 In our mission statement on 1 January 2012, we say that, while … Continue reading

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Gray Paree

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.    Paris, 12 June 2012 The last time I saw Paris Her heart was warm and … Continue reading

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Paris vaut bien une messe

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.    Paris, 11 June 2012 There is never any ending to Paris and the memory of … Continue reading

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